A retired US Army lieutenant-general, former director of the Defence Intelligence Agency, and briefly President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Mr Flynn was paid US$45,000 (S$62,000) to speak at the anniversary gala for television network Russia Today (RT).
Monday's announcement is part of a week-long series of proposals to overhaul the country's aging infrastructure as the White House confronts a growing probe into alleged ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. "All surpluses will be plowed back to be re-invested in the system", Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao explained. Trump's focus on infrastructure follows the government's monthly jobs report , which showed hiring slowing down in May.
On Monday, global oil markets saw major swings, with prices first spiking almost 2% when Saudi Arabia and three other Persian Gulf states severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Region has hubs for worldwide connecting flights ► Stock markets in Dubai and several other Gulf centres fell - although not by almost as much as Qatar (7%) ► Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns the diplomatic rift between the countries could weaken a global deal on output cuts QATAR'S WOES ► Heavily reliant on food imports from Saudi Arabia, UAE ► Construction costs could also rise, fuelling inflation ► 2022 FIFA World Cup is centrepiece of strategy to project Qatar on to ...
Ahead of this year's celebration, the World Health Organization revealed that tobacco kills over seven million people annually, and is an increasing risk factor in non-communicable (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, cancers and chronic obstructed pulmonary disease.
Khuram Butt, 27, was born in Pakistan but was a British citizen. The Metropolitan Police confirmed Monday the identities of two men involved in last weekend's massacre near London Bridge , which killed at least seven and wounded dozens of others.
Two suicide bombers attacked the busy terminal in the capital late Wednesday in a dramatic assault that sparked panic and left human body parts and shattered glass strewn across the street. The suicide bombing occurred days after the deadly explosion in Manchester of the United Kingdom. Authorities have not indicated who might be responsible but Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, has been on high alert after a string of plots in recent times by militants inspired ...
APN's mission is to educate and persuade the American public and its leadership to support and adopt policies that will lead to comprehensive, durable, Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab peace, based on a two-state solution, guaranteeing both peoples security, and consistent with US national interests.
Police said last night that he has claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan in the past and also used the name Rachid Elhdar, claiming to be six years younger. Under the British government's counterterrorism program, residents are encouraged to alert police to suspicious activity. "The job of the police is not simply following those who come from Syria and Iraq and other places around the world, but also making sure they are keeping an eye on those people who are here".
Flight tracker websites showed Qatar Airways flights taking a circuitous route mostly over Iran to avoid their neighbors. The crisis began in late May when Qatar alleged that hackers took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel.
Against Bangladesh, they had reached 83-1 in pursuit of 183 to win and required only four more overs to be bowled to ensure they would take maximum points via the Duckworth- Lewis rule used in rain-affected matches. Smith was satisfied with his bowlers, who bundled Bangladesh out for just 182. But the umpires are there to make a decision. "I reckon I'm the guy the blokes go to for a bit of a mood change".
North Korea has called such exercises provocations and said the US' recent test of its missile interceptor systemwas a sign the USA is preparing to "unleash a nuclear war against" Pyongyang. So long as the two sides adhered to the principles of non-confrontation, non-conflict, mutual respect and win-win, and strengthened mutual trust as well as crisis and risk control, there was much room for cooperation.
Islamic State, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US -led coalition, said its militants were responsible for the attack, though it is unclear what links the attackers had to the group. He said the Met - which had had to make savings of £600 million since 2010 - was not only facing new cuts of £400 million but could face the further loss of between £184 million and £700 million a year under Conservative plans to change the police funding formula.
The Alameda County District Attorney filed criminal charges Monday against Derick Ion Almena, the landlord of the Oakland warehouse space known as the Ghost Ship , and Max Cardin Harris, a tenant who lived there. The duo face 36 counts of felony involuntary manslaughter each, one for each of the victims of the fire, and if convicted they could be jailed for up to 39 years, officials said.
Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, were both shot and killed by police after mowing down victims with a vehicle and stabbing others. Redouane, a Moroccan-Libyan, had been living in Dublin until late 2016, according to Irish police sources.
Soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said it remained in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup. The diplomatic crisis sweeping the Gulf could invigorate a campaign by critics of Qatar to strip Doha of the 2022 World Cup, experts say. The move came just two weeks after U.S.
Trump may have thrown opponents a bone in a twitter tirade over the weekend and early Monday morning in the wake of London's terror attacks. All the three attackers were shot dead by police, even as the authorities have made at least a dozen arrests in east London and were carrying out further raids.
It wasn't just Canadians who were moved to give back in Archibald's name. Premier Rachel Notley said the London attack hit Alberta especially hard because Archibald was known and loved by so many in the province. So many people chose to donate to the group because of her connection, it was "overwhelmed" by the kindness and generosity. She had worked successfully in the extremely tough environment of a Calgary shelter where the residents are permitted to be intoxicated when entering.
Troops are regularly used in Brazil to back up police when law and order breaks down or help at major events like last year's Rio Olympics. Since newspaper O Globo reported the existence of the recording - and the Supreme Court allowed its release Friday, Brazilians have taken to the streets across the country to demand that Temer step down.
The other attacker, Rachid Redouane , 30, claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan descent, also lived in the same area of east London . "A small number of the highest priority investigations involve current attack planning, and these investigations command a significant proportion of our resource", police said .
Grande wore a white jumper emblazoned with the slogan One Love Manchester as she performed. Twitter users started to call out the TV personality considering less than two weeks ago he had criticised the young singer for flying home. Meanwhile, Ariana has also re-released her hit single " One Last Time " on iTunes in order to help raise further funds for the charity, which was set up by the British Red Cross.
In his Monday's outburst, Trump also attacked the media for supporting Khan, saying they were "working hard" to sell the mayor's argument. No details have been released from the British authorities about the perpetrators. Transport for London (TfL) confirmed Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October past year.
The US said its policy on Jerusalem has not changed and that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. Momani described the decision as "an important and wise step" to boost the chances for achieving peace.
The Muslim groups shared their "shock and utter disgust" at the Saturday night attacks in London , where seven people were killed and 48, injured, and the Manchester Arena suicide bombing that left 23 people dead and 119 injured. "We seek to clarify that their reprehensible actions have neither legitimacy nor our sympathy", they said, adding they refuse to "perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer over the perpetrators".
The split among the Sunni states erupted last month after Trump attended a summit of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia where he denounced Shi'ite Iran's "destablising interventions" in Arab lands, where Tehran is locked in a tussle with Riyadh for influence.
The spokesperson was not authorized to be publicly named. BFMTV reported that hundreds of people were being held inside the cathedral. The main square has been evacuated and a police operation is underway. The attack comes with France on high alert for more jihadist strikes after a weekend attack in London, where extremists used a van and knives to crush to death and kill seven people, one of them French.
The National Security Agency analysis says Russian military intelligence conducted a cyberattack on at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails. Today's NSA report suggests the Russian hacks went deeper than previously realized, though it doesn't reveal if they successfully affected the results of the election directly, as opposed to just influencing it through the DNC/Clinton leaks.
NY lawyer George T. Conway III, whose wife is White House aide Kellyanne Conway , wrote that online statements "may make some ppl feel better", but won't help win a Supreme Court majority. The Trump administration has sent names for six additional ambassador jobs to the State Department for signoff, and has become increasingly impatient with the process.
Police said it was significantly higher than the 200 initially reported after the Saturday evening stampede (NZT Sunday morning). About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who was trampled. According to reports, the barrier around the entrance of the underground parking broke down which led to several injuries. "The root cause of this was panic, to understand what triggered it we will have to wait a while", said top local official Renato Saccone, the prefect of ...
Why is Qatar at odds with other powerful Arab nations? Their target is a country with a population smaller than Houston, but with a sovereign wealth fund holding stakes in global companies from Barclays Plc to Credit Suisse Group. "Neighbors are permanent, geography can't be changed ", he said. Further, Qatar 's willingness to welcome organizations such as Hamas, which Washington brands a terrorist group, and the Taliban, which has fought USA forces in Afghanistan for more than 15 years, ...
Christian bragged about what he had done, saying "that's what liberalism gets you", as he sat in the back of a police vehicle, according to court documents. The third victim, Rick Best , got up to intervene and Christian stabbed him, court documents said. The campaign, Muslims Unite for Portland Heroes, says it wishes to "respond to hate with love, to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action".
Hua and two colleagues lost contact with their employer China Labor Watch this past weekend, said Li Qiang , who heads the New York-based NGO. Our second investigator is called Hua Haifeng. Li worries that the extra attention brought by links to the U.S. First Family could have resulted in harsher treatment for the activists. "The threshold is much lower today than it was one year ago, two years ago, and if this is something that has a foreign diplomacy dimension, that would make ...
Passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said they feared for their lives when the 25-year-old, identified as Manodh Marks, rushed towards the cockpit shouting that he wanted to "blow the plane up".
Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. The second alleged attacker was identified by police as Rachid Redouane . The three, who were wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead during the attack.
A failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority would pitch British politics into turmoil. Mr Corbyn said "Given the chance to present a united front from our global partners [Mrs May] has instead opted for silence and once again subservience to Donald Trump".
Met Police said two of the 12 arrested have been released . Khuram Butt , 27, was born in Pakistan but was a British citizen. A similar attack took place in late March, when a man drove his auto into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing five people including the attacker himself, and injuring at least 50 more .
The Strait Times reported that Albayalde said Carlos' family said he had been hooked on gambling and was in debt by at least four million pesos, the US equivalent of $111,897. The attacker, they say, set a final fire in the room and was found dead with a gunshot wound to the mouth. "He is heavily indebted due to being hooked on casino gambling, according to his immediate family", Albayalde told a media briefing.
Flags at half-mast, Britain was to fall silent at 11:00am (1000 GMT) to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night, a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months. And amid all of this, U.S. President Donald Trump has launched a Twitter war against London Mayor Sadiq Khan , labelling him weak on terrorism.
She said the US pulled out of the Paris pact because the rules hurt USA businesses. "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris agreement by leading from the bottom up - and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us", said Bloomberg, who appeared Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Thursday's General Election is on a knife-edge, according to a Survation poll for Good Morning Britain which put the Conservatives on 41.5 per cent with Labour on 40.4 per cent. "What I think is important, though, is that women are able to participate fully in society and aren't treated as second-class citizens and, of course, one of the things that we do see is women who are living here but don't speak English".
The House intelligence committee approved subpoenas for two individuals as a part of the ongoing investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election : former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen .
Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. Italian authorities tipped off Britain about his movements. Scotland Yard named two of the three attackers Monday. An intelligence official with direct knowledge of the situation said the man is an influential businessman in the Jhelum district of Punjab province.
Guterres said in his statement on the 50 year occupation . Consequently, the United States president did not address the key issues. During last year's presidential campaign, the embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was one of Trump's campaign promises, which was met with criticisms by many.
The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base. But the result is that Saudi Arabia has this view of how Qatar should behave. "We need to use our diplomatic and more traditional intelligence assets to bring pressure on the governments of Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which are providing clandestine financial and logistic support to ISIL [Daesh] ...
The men continued the assault into the adjacent Borough Market area, officials said . London's Metropolitan Police on Monday released the names and photographs of two of the men. "I urge anyone with information about these men, their movements before the attack and where they frequented to come forward", Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said.
Qatar is an worldwide transport hub used by a host of airlines, and home to the Al Jazeera TV station as well as the future host of the 2022 World Cup football series. Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera reported trucks carrying food had begun to line up on the Saudi side of the border, apparently stranded.
Passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha , Qatar, Monday, June 5, 2017 . The measures are more severe than during a previous eight-month rift in 2014, when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE withdrew their ambassadors from Doha , again alleging Qatari support for militant groups.
LONDON (AP) - Police in London have named two of the three suspects in the van and knife attack near London Bridge that left seven people dead. Seven people died and 18 others are fighting for their lives in hospital after three attackers targeted Londoners enjoying themselves at a popular nightspot.
An uplifting gesture from Manchester in the wake of the London Bridge attack . She said Britain must do " more , much more" to combat what she called the perverted ideology of radical Islam. President Trump criticized Khan on Sunday after the mayor told Londoners that an increased police presence on the streets was "no cause for alarm".
He know "the U.S. has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", said Nikki Haley . Administrator Scott Pruitt stressed on Sunday that President Trump said while he was running for the Oval Office that climate change is occurring.